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Fat may play protective role in type 2 diabetes

A Swiss research team has published a study in Diabetologia claiming that cells exposed to fat adapt to excess sugar. The cells are able to maintain nearly normal levels of insulin secretion unlike cells unexposed to fat, which secrete significantly less insulin than normal.


Genetic link between excess liver fat and type 2 diabetes risk

Research published in Diabetes Care reports a causal relationship between a genetic predisposition to fatty liver, decreased pancreas volume and the risk of developing type 2 diabetes.